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Natural Awakenings of Greater Ann Arbor & Detroit / Wayne & Monroe Counties Michigan

Valuable Beekeeping Workshop

Jan 31, 2020 01:00PM
A daylong workshop, Basics of Natural Beekeeping, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., February 15, at The Michigan Folk School. It is suitable for beginners and those that have kept bees for some time. The workshop will cover bee species and anatomy; planting a bee garden; the inner workings of a hive; scouting a location; colony management and swarming; installation and maintenance; biodynamics; herbs and tinctures; beekeeper supplies; methods of harvest; winterizing the hive; solar wax melters; legalities of selling and distributing, and the beekeeper’s yearly calendar.

Participants will have the chance to look inside an active hive (weather permitting) and sample the many different varieties of local Michigan honey.

Location: 7734 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor. To register, call 734-985-0198 or visit MiFolkSchool.com.